David Grazian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 2000
M.A., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1996
B.A., English and Sociology, Rutgers University, 1994
David Grazian is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. Prof. Grazian received his B.A. from Rutgers University in 1994, and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2000. He teaches courses on popular culture, mass media and the arts; cities and urban sociology; social interaction and public behavior; and ethnographic methods. In his research he employs a variety of ethnographic and other qualitative methods to study the production and consumption of commercial entertainment in the urban milieu. He is the author of four books: Blue Chicago: The Search for Authenticity in Urban Blues Clubs (Univ. Chicago Press, 2003), On the Make: The Hustle of Urban Nightlife (Univ. Chicago Press, 2008), Mix It Up: Popular Culture, Mass Media, and Society (W.W. Norton, 2010), and American Zoo: A Sociological Safari (Princeton Univ. Press, 2015).
Office: 290 McNeil Building
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
169 McNeil Building
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum
Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Kimberly Kay Hoang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
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